Clear, white and green: why snot changes colour
The chemical compounds that help us power through a cold.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RbcUcYDejks&feature=emb_logo Ever wondered why our mucous changes colour and cons...
Why mosquitoes don't die of malaria
Finding out how could help develop new malaria drugs.
The risk of malaria looms over nearly half the world’s population and kills hundreds of thousands of people each year...
Got high cholesterol? Here are five eating tips
When it comes to managing high cholesterol, confusion reigns.
High fat, low fat, no carb, more carb: when it comes to getting information on eating to manage high blood cholestero...
Easy nanosensor test for E. coli contamination
A combination of magnetic resonance and fluorescence is the key.
US researchers have unveiled a detector that can pick up diarrhoea-causing bacteria in milk and water in less than an...
Why are some people lactose intolerant?
Where you are born is the big influencer.
Food can bring people together. But some foods can be a problem for dinner guests. A good example is milk, and the c...
Implant takes the fight to the tumour
A new anti-cancer drug targeting system may reduce side effects of chemotherapy.
A tiny anti-cancer drug factory right inside a tumour could provide a much safer and more effective way to fight the ...
Grow your own liver
Researchers have found a way to harness stem cells that could help us replace damaged organs.
Replacing a diseased organ with a new one seemed on the brink of reality in 1998, when stem cells were first isolated...
Frequent ejaculation improves sperm quality
Have sex or ejaculate daily in order to maximise sperm quality.
Men who want to become fathers should have sex or ejaculate daily in order to maximise sperm quality, scientists repo...